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powder to make shadows

Discussion in 'Face Painting' started by palomar93, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. palomar93

    palomar93 New Member

    Hi there, I am looking to get the effect of shadowing for my face painting. I can use eye shadow but it does not always stick to the face. Mostly dark grey or black but goes on like a powder or looks like a powder on the face. I am looking for some help. If anyone can give me some info on the best brands and then a discription of how you use it and how it worked for you. Thanks, Pat.<3
     
  2. Fitzwilly

    Fitzwilly COAI Secretary

    I use Mehron Star Blend. I use it dry with a small sponge applicator.

    I've seen Mark Reid and some of the other really talented painters use a wide brush and wet paint but I am not that experienced and can never seem to get the paint dry enough without being too dry. It is a learned skill. Best of luck.
     
  3. Plywood

    Plywood New Member

    You could also check out Ben Nye Lumiere powders. I use the pressed powders, but you can also get them loose.
     
  4. saphireSue

    saphireSue True Blue

    I also like the kryolan presses powders. I use a make up sponge and brush on like you would ladies make up. For back ground it works great
     
  5. sean wilson

    sean wilson New Member

    I have a paint pallette at my table and I just put a dab of water in one of the spots and dip a little black face paint in it and then roll it around a bit to get the excess water off and it works fine for shadows. The powers work ok too. Here's one I found I did a long time ago that had a little bit of shadow to it with just watered down black face paint.

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